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Oct 12, 2012 10:30pm EDT
the idea of saving medicare is to charge our seniors and she's made this statement about obama care cutting $716 billion in medicare benefits. that's simply not true. there were cost savings. in fact, congresswoman bono mack voted for those exact same savings under the ryan plan. and in the words of president clinton, it takes some nerve to attack something that you voted for yourself. now what we need to do -- and this is a clear example. she wants to balance the deficit on the shoulders of our seniors, middle class and our students, while protecting tax breaks for multimillionaires and corporations that ship jobs overseas. >> dr. ruiz, thank you so much. we go to the last question of the night. erica, you have the honors. >> congresswoman, critics have described bolt of you as politicians who will simply vote in lock-step with your political party leadership. can you name some policies that president obama has implemented that you support? and dr. ruiz, when it's your turn, can you name policy points where you disagree with president obama? >> thank you, erica, sure. i support the bills t
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
billion from medicare spending. looks like a penalty. >> voting with obama 97% of the time. that will cost taxpayers 500 billion in tacks. >> he can't compete as long as sherrod brown is calling the shots. >> the trade deficit that china has cost the united states almost 3 million jobs. >> sherrod brawn is calling for action against cheating china. >> they don't play fair and we have to fight back. >> he said his bill will force trade -- >> it creates and protects job by cracking down on chinese currency manipulation. >> i brought democrats and republicans together to pass legislation on china. now we can level the playing field for workers. i'm sherrod brown and i approve this megsage. >> why are they spending so much from polling in other races show they are closing race? >> because they think this is as good a pickup tune as any that might be out there. look, the reality is sherrod brown, you described him as a populous. that's true he runs as such. he's also a liberal senator who is stuck to the hip to the obama administration roar. so on stimulus, on obamacare, and this is a state tha
Oct 12, 2012 7:30pm PDT
's the problem. they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar, turning medicare into a piggy bank for obama care. >> for the first time in more than three decades, california voters will decide whether or not to abolish the death penalty, and if the state's three strikes law should be reform reformed. the controversy continues over san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi's future even after he's reinstated by the board of supervisors. >>> plus writer lynn povich and her husband, steve shepard on journalism's transition to the digital age, coming up next. >>> good evening. i'm belva davis and welcome to this week in northern california. joining me on our news panel tonight are barbara taylor, kcbs city hall reporter and scott shafer, host of the california report on kqed public radio. and carla marinucci, san francisco chronicle senior political writer. carla, there is so much going on in politics today. let's start with the vice presidential debate. people said they wanted action. what did they get? >> that's right. you could almost hear the cheers coming out of san francisco, the bars and so
Oct 13, 2012 4:21pm EDT
, is a major part of obama care. obama care is what cut medicare by $716 billion on. let me tell you a few specific things i would do immediately to cut the debt. first of all, i would repeal obama care as quickly as possible. secondly, i would defund the high-speed rail in central california, which nobody wants, nobody thinks we can afford, nobody wants to pay for it. i would look for agencies like the n.e.a. and p.d.s. and, yes, it's time for you to make it on your own. not only that, i would do everything we could again. get that debt down. lower those interest rates. lower the interest that we're paying every single day. everybody pays that, the middle class, every single person, senior, young and old. i'm tired out of hearing dr. ruiz it's always one group of people against another. you know, we can save medicare, dr. ruiz. i know we can save it. we can save it for this generation, we can save it if you're 55 and over. but you know what else, dr. ruiz? we can save it for our generation and our children's generation and our grandchildren's as well, but not by ignoring the problem. >> t
Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
medicare into a piggy bank for obama care. their own actuary from the administration came to congress and said 1 out of 6 hospital and nursing homes will go out of business as a result of this. >> fact check. medicare chief actuary didn't say providers would go out of business. but he said 15 percent could become unprofitable but he added the policy could be monitored to keep hospitals and nursing homes from going out of business. paul ryan budget proposed the same 7 16 billion dollars in savings. on the attack in benghazi that took the life of ambassador chris stevens vice president pled ignorance. >> be weren't told they wanted more security. we didn't know they wanted more security. >> fact check. biden is wrong. this week state department officials testified they asked for more security and they were denied. white house said today mr. biden was speaking for himself not the administration. on iran nuclear ambitions. >> when barack obama was elected they had enough material nuclear material to make one bomb. now they have enough for 5. >> fact check ryan is wrong. iran has b
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to keep the programs going. >> they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar turning medicare into a piggy bank for obama care. their own actuaries said one out of six hospitals and nursing homes are going to go out of business because of this. >> he said 15% could become unprofitible but add td policy could be monitored to keep hospitals and nursing homes from going out of business. and paul ryan's budget proposed the same $716 billion in savings. on attacks of benghazi that took the live of chris stevens vice president pled ignorance. >> we weren't told they wanted more security there. we did not know they want mord sek tie fact check? joe biden is wrong this, week state department officials testified they asked for more security and were denied. the white house said mr. biden was speaking for himself not the administration. on iran's nuclear ambitions. >> when barack obama was elected they had enough material nuclear material to make one bomb now they have enough for five. >> fact check? ryan is wrong. iran built up the supply but none of it is weapons grade. and experts sa
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >>> por otra parte, biden sprem tÍo que el presidente obama nunca afirmarÍa el cambiar el seguro social, ni reemplazarÍa el medicare por un plan de cupones >>> miren amigos en quien confiaran. en un hombre que aumentara el medicare 6400 dÓlares al aÑo o en mÍ y el presidente. >>> se trata de opciones y competitividad nosotros preferirÍamos que 50 millones de personas de la tercera edad, determino en como utilizar el medicare. en vez que los burÓcratas. >>> biden atacÓ a ryan. en sus recortes de impuestos. y de no dar detalle de su plan lo que decimos es reducir la tasa de impuestos 20%. comenzando con los mÁs ricos. estos universitarios, creen que los candidatos vinieron preparados. >>> uno de los momentos que me intereso mucho fue al hablar de los impuestos y taxis. >>> la pregunta mÁs importante para mÍ fue quien pagara mÁs y quien pagara menos el mensaje de los candidatos ambos catÓlicos sobre el tema del aborto, impactÓ a muchos. >>> el aborto estÁ tras el doctor y la paciente. >>> este debate fue mÁs interesantes, dice esta profesora y las dirferencias entre ambos. p
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
president obama be more open to that big deal? more open to structural changes in medicare and social security, to get what he wants in the tax environment you were just talking about. yes, he most likely would be. however, ali, bill clinton wanted big things in his second term. george w. bush wanted big things. both were hobbled politically, lewinsky scandal in clinton's case and the iraq war in president bush's case. we don't know yet. we know he'd come toll table looking to go big. what would the congress look like? the president would be thinking big, the question is, can he get big? >> yes, that's a good question. ron is the assistant managing editor for "time" magazine. good friend of our show. what does unemployment look like in 2016 if president obama wins? >> it will be ticking down no matter what. i think if he was able to get through some of the big jobs plans that he's been talking about, an infrastructure bank as you mentioned, really focus on manufacturing, help the resurgence that has been happening, i think we could go down to 6% or maybe lower. it's all about bringing
Oct 13, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, what we don't know is whether the voucher will be enough to cover the cost of the traditional medicare option for people who want to stay in it. the romney came pain has not clarified that yet. second, the prescription drug plan. obama fair or the affordable care act saved seen mores more than $600 on average last year. the president says those savings will disappear under romney's plan because he's vowed to get rid of boobama care. romney hasn't said if he'll put a cap on spending for these plans. experts say a cap is needed to promote competition and keep cost increases under control. romney's running mate paul ryan's own budget plan that he proposed in congress, it includes a medicare spending cap but romney isn't aligning himself with it. without a spending cap, the congressional budget office says it can't score it, ali. >> that's the tough part. hard to score, unclear what's going on. kevin, can you shed light on this? are you able to give us some sense of exactly those three questions that christine has? what medicare will look like for people who receive it in 2016 or sometime
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
with is repeal obama care. >> he said a romney administration would focus on improving medicare and senior retirement programs, as well as create more jobs by lowering taxes for small businesses. >>> police are investigating a bullet that hit president obama's campaign office in denver. that bullet shatter add window yesterday afternoon. there were people inside the building at the time, but no one was hit. the broken window was boarded up with plywood there. police say they have a description of a vehicle of interest, but don't know whether the office was targeted or hit by stray bullets. >>> the sheriff of san joaquin county says he was taken back by a report that mixed remains were given to the mother of a murder victim. the bones were recovered from a well in lyndon after a convicted serial killer led police there. now, a box of bones was given to jones-shelly and she was told they tblongd her daughter, but says a lab later confirmed that only some of the bones were her daughter's. one of the other bones is now being tested to see if it belongs to mckayla garrett, who has been missing
Oct 13, 2012 2:00am EDT
. didn't get the medicare. but the chief biden-obama vulnerability is still tlk, the lack of a positive agenda. so you saw both vulnerabilities. >> that is what i wanted to ask both of you. if you think one or the other got the better of more arguments or less or it was a draw? i mean how did you see it on the just the sum total of the arguments that they were making? >>. >> probably belying my own biaseses with. >> woodruff: that is why we have you here. >> and mr. bias, i thought biden, i thought biden had a bigger task to perform tonight and i thought he did it. ryan's job was certainly not to lose momentum from last week and i think what was fascinating to me was that biden when asked of romney a lot more ferrociously and aggressively than ryan went after president obama, until the very end. >> woodruff: . >> ifill: in the foreign policy section, on which there was a lot. he did say more than once it was devastating shall and the unraveling of u.s. foreign policy. so he yearly was going after the obama administration policy when it came to foreign policy. >> but in a sense did was p
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tax return 14% number. >> it wasn't just that. biden i thought actually figured out what obama didn't figure out a week before which is how to deal with the ryan/romney ticket on taxes, medicare and social security. the strategy, thus far has been to trap you in thickets of ambiguity. you can't say it is 5 trillion because we haven't told you how we will pay for it. what biden said over and over is these guys have a voucher plan. ryan supported privatization and who do you trust? he did a very good job. as he got in to details on the tax rate of when it began to get too weedy stepping out and saying just before you tune out, america, just think of the choice you are being offered here. these are not equal parties with equal histories and the fak that paul ryan says his plan, his medicare plan from 2012 is more modern than the plan from 2011, he's still the guy with the plan in 2011 that dissolved traditional fee for service medicare and replaced it entirely with private plans. >> my favorite 20th century rely about the voucher is him saying it is a piece of paper you get in the mail
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
did have victory. however, the issue of choice came on on the issue of social security and medicare joe biden did agree on. they are concerned about that. that could be the big fight for next week with mitt romney and obama. >> why are the republicans attacking a moderate? >> when ever you a tacky moderator is the son that they are worried that joe biden was too aggressive. and last week they will are saying mitt romney was too aggressive. >> they could be attacking her gender. and the specifics on the tax plan. she asked that three different times and he gave her three answers that did not answer the question. >> that was interesting. perhaps not surprising. people say that she did a good job but now we will talk more about that and if you'd like to connect with michael yaquki .com and again to not forget that you can watch the second presidential debate. michael go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch all the presidential speeches. uninterrupted. and on digital 4.2. >> the skies are finally starting to clear over sa
Oct 12, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. >> they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar. turning medicare into a piggy bank for obamacare. what we are witnessing as we turn on our television screens these days is the absolute unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> with all due respect, that's at that bunch of malarkey. folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this? gwen: a lively debate for both sides. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's what we're proposing. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times actually. jack condition did i lowered tax asks increased growth. >> now you're jack kennedy. >> ronald reagan -- gwen: what won? style or sush stance. breaking it down for us tonight. doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times." alexis simendinger of real clear politics. karen tumulty of "the washington post." and jeff zeleny of "the new york times." >> award winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." produced in association with "national
Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
out what obama didn't figure out a week before, which is how to deal with the romney/ryan ticket on taxes and on medicare and on social security. the strategy thus far has been to kind of trap you in thikts of ambiguity. you can't say it's 5 trillion because we haven't told you how we'll pay for it. what biden said over and over again is these guys have a voucher plan, rieven has supported privatization plans, and who do you trust. and he did a very good job, even as he did get into details like on the tax rate, of when it began to get to weedy, stepping back out and saying just before you kind of tune out america, just think about the choice you're being offered here. these are not equal parties with equal histories. and the fact that paul ryan says that his plan, his medicare plan from 2012 is a lot more modern than his plan from 2011 he's still the guy with the plan in 2011 that dissolved traditional fee for medicare and replaced it with entirely private plans. >> my favorite 20th century reply by ryan about the voucher, a voucher is a piece of paper you get in your mailbox. i
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Oct 13, 2012 3:00am PDT
a listen. >> they put a new obama care board in charge of cutting medicare each and every year to lead to deny care for current seniors. the board, 15 people. the president is supposed to appoint him next year and not one needs medical training. social security, if we don't shore up social security when we run out of the ious, and the program goes bankrupt, 25% across the board benefit cut kicks in on the current seniors in the middle of their retirement. we'll stop that happening. >> david: so that was a big moment for vice president biden hoping to pigeon hole congressman ryan on the medicare,, the thing he supported cutting that money on that program. who won that moment? >> guest: i think ryan was very impressive in defending his position on that. that was ryan's key vulnerability. that the concept that the ryan budget initially put in avoucher system for medicare. did not give seniors the right to choose traditional medicare. he doubled back on it and year later proposed they do be given that choice. then he went to the offensive about the administration death panel as sarah palin
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
two. don't take the obama campaign slogan forward likely because it's the only thing standing in the way of a massive roll back of the domestic policy achievements including robust middle class, social security, medicare, health care ee form, women's growing equality and a more racially growing america. don't get me wrong. here's point number three. re-electing president obama by itself won't be sewer to protect all these triumphs. let's be clear with point number four. voting for mitt romney is likely to result in the end of or rolling back many of the accomplishments which leaves me saying to undecided voters a very important point, number five. >> my job! >> wake up undecided because the candidates' records tell the tail. let's take a look at a few of the issues that should be on your radar. point number seven. taxes, depending on who we're length, their tax policy will affect you for years to come. on thursday, vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan tried to make the case for the respective ticket's tax plans, take a look. >> our entire premise of these tax ref
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
that he would be too lofty so i think he was more cautious. >> so if nothing is done medicare would go bankrupt, right? so who should the public trust? has the obama camp forwarded any sort of a workable plan to save it? >> well, i think that there's a lot of work that need to be done on both sides. but the reason paul ryan doesn't do well on this plan it's a bad plan and it scares people to death. that's why they didn't want to go deeper on it. but the democrats have a long way to go on this as well. this is an important program. we need to roll up our sleeves. i think the obama folks have made great progress in some of the things that they've done but they haven't sold everyone on this. so there's a lot of work to be done on both sides. the president's plan is clearly better tan what paul ryan has put on the table thus far. >> erin, the ultimate takeaway from the debate, is there a sense it could help one side or the other? do you think it moves the needle at all? >> the snap polls show that the voters didn't really seem to think that there was a clear winner. but the romney campaign
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
the message that the romney/ryan plan ends medicare tor future retirees as the "wall street journal" reported or going into the key states like ohio and talking about how the automotive bailout under president obama's leadership saved the economy of that state and helped to rebuild it and many midwestern states, so it is using those resources to target individuals in the neighborhoods and knocking on doors the and phone banks, and we know that t plays a role, but connecting the issues with the voter. that is the challenge, and the real challenge for the democrats is to tack tor factor in the su money, because we will see $17 billion flood the system. we have to be on the ground and aggressive. >> we will see if the campaign takes your advice. thank you, robert zimmerman. >> thank you. >>> and los angeles is saying hello to the newest star resident. the spaceship "endeavour" is rolling through tinsel town on the latest mission. find out where it is headed. we will have a live report straight ahead. ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
we have to eliminate fraud. if you think there is a lot of fraud now in the medicare- medicaid world, wait until you see the kind of fraud and corruption in things that are over budget under president obama's healthcare plan. i am going to say something that is on popular because i would rather take a principled stand. number one, there is no support in our federal constitution for the federal government getting involved in anything related to health care. show me where it is in congress's powers and i will change my mind. number two, involving the federal government and healthcare is one of the worst decisions are country got involved in. we have a situation and we need to move in a way that does not cause harm to our citizens to get out of that situation, but we need to stand up finally in our country, take a principled position that there needs to be our wall of separation between government and health care and government and most things. >> the for care act. how would you have voted? >> the way it is, -- the affordable care act. >> i would not have voted for the way it was. the r
Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, and that's what i've done in washington. senator obama has never taken on his party leaders on a single major issue. i've taken them on. i'm not too popular sometimes with my own party, much less his. so medicare, it's going to be a little tougher. it's going to be a little tougher because we're talking about very complex and difficult issues. my friends, what we have to do with medicare is have a commission, have the smartest people in america come together, come up with recommendations, and then, like the base-closing commission idea we had, then we should have congress vote up or down. let's not let them fool with it anymore. there's too much special interests and too many lobbyists working there. so let's have -- and let's have the american people say, "fix it for us." now, just back on this tax, you know, again, it's back to our first question here about rhetoric and record. senator obama has voted 94 times to either increase your taxes or against tax cuts. that's his record. when he ran for the united states senate from illinois, he said he would have a middle income tax cut. you
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